The Jay Bilas Skills Camp would like to thank the following partners who have committed their support to increasing the camp's experience. If you are interested in becoming a partner of the Jay Bilas Skills Camp, email John Searby.
Queens University of Charlotte and the Levine Center on the Queens campus are the hosts of the Jay Bilas Skills Camp. Completed in August of 2013, this 145,000 square foot facility features 3 full sized college basketball floors, locker rooms, meeting rooms, and a training room that are all utilized by the camp along with many other outstanding features. Queens University of Charlotte is nestled in the Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte, just 2 miles from Uptown and less than 10 miles from the Charlotte-Douglas Airport.
SOUTHERN NAZARENE UNIVERSITY
Southern Nazarene University will play home to the 2017 Jay Bilas Skills Camp in Oklahoma City, OK.
SNU is a member of the Great American Conference (GAC), in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)'s Division II level. SNU offers 17 sports for men and women: baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, indoor track, soccer, tennis, track and field, softball, and volleyball. SNU also competes in cheerleading. There are five facilities and sites for athletic competition and training, including the Sawyer Center (1998) for basketball, volleyball, indoor track, commencement, and other ceremonies, McFarland Park Stadium (2001) for football, the Claud & Betty Cypert Athletic Complex (2000) for baseball and softball, the Wanda Rhodes Soccer Complex (1978), and the tennis courts (1985).
Born in the lab and proven on the field, Gatorade is the official sports beverage provider of the Jay Bilas Skills Camp. Gatorade products will be available to campers throughout the camp to keep them hydrated and refreshed.
Led by Alan Stein, Stronger Team is the #1 authority on improving basketball-specific athleticism. Alan is the Head Performance Coach for the internationally renowned, Nike-Elite DeMatha Catholic High School basketball program as well as the Nike Skills Academy. Alan’s 15+ years of training experience make him one of the world’s leading experts in his field. Alan conducts several sessions throughout the Jay Bilas Skills Camp to get campers prepared for their station workouts and competitions.
PRO SKILLS BASKETBALL
Founded in Charlotte by two former Davidson College players who both went on to successful professional careers, Pro Skills Basketball is a proud partner of the Jay Bilas Skills Camp. Now in their fourth year of operation, the Pro Skills mission is to empower young athletes through a culture defined by the tenacious pursuit of self-improvement and the genuine desire to motivate players and improve kids’ lives. With programs in 5 states, Pro Skills Basketball serves as the year round training ground for the principles and techniques campers will learn at the Jay Bilas Skills Camp and is an Official Youth Organization of USA Basketball.
SPORTMATCH offers a more personal and thoughtful solution to the athletic recruiting process for the more serious student. Led by 16 year former D1 college coach Lane Odom, the SPORTMATCH team works closely with prospects and families to bridge the gap to some of the nations top universities, colleges and basketball programs. SPORTMATCH offers unparalleled guidance using a lifetime of experience and significant contact base to STUDENT athletes and their families nationally.
THE BEDFORD AGENCY
In the summer for 2016, we have launched an agency that combines our knowledge, expertise and relationships in the areas of sports and entertainment. The Bedford Agency is a hands-on consulting business focused on sports and entertainment and initially targeted around two main areas: 1. Recruiting Education & Consultation for families (private sessions & seminars) 2. Camp/Event/Race production, planning & execution.
We are currently focused on two business opportunities: A. Consulting with families looking to get insider knowledge of the high-stakes game of college recruiting and “what it takes” to get to the next level, B. Planning & Executing and producing various local and national sports properties in and around Oklahoma City.
SHERATON OKLAHOMA CITY
Centrally located in the heart of Oklahoma City, next to the convention center and just a few short blocks from the Bricktown Entertainment District, the Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel is the metro area's largest business and convention hotel.
When you stay at our Bricktown hotel in downtown Oklahoma City, you’ll experience comfortable accommodations and cheerful service. We offer some of the best dining among Oklahoma City restaurants, with our 1889 Land Run Café and Lounge showcasing culinary genius in Southwest cuisine with nightly specials and a vast breakfast buffet, or Aria Lounge which offers a wide selection of cocktails and local beers on tap. When choosing among hotels in Oklahoma City, the Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel is the place to be!
Make your reservations here.
COURTYARD MARRIOTT CHARLOTTE
Relax in style at Courtyard Charlotte SouthPark, and enjoy thoughtful amenities and convenient services designed with today's travelers in mind. Just 10 minutes from the campus of Queens University, and positioned in the 90-acre SouthPark business community near SouthPark Mall, our hotel affords easy access to Uptown Charlotte, the Charlotte Convention Center, Bank of America Stadium and Charlotte Bobcats Arena and is less than a 20-minute commute from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). Whether grabbing a bite to eat in the lobby or unwinding in your room, stay connected with our free Wi-Fi. Make sure to stop by The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect. to savor healthy selections for breakfast and dinner as well as specialty Starbucks beverages and evening cocktails. Stay active with a full-body workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center followed by a dip in our outdoor pool. When it's time to call it a night, retreat to relaxation in modern accommodations featuring ergonomic workspaces, luxurious bedding and plenty of space to spread out.
Camp parents and coaches receive an exclusive rate of $95/night (plus tax) the nights of June 15-19.
Courtyard Charlotte SouthPark
6023 Park South Drive Charlotte, NC 28210 USA
In addition to calling the hotel directly at (704) 552-7333 to make reservations, guests can go online to book their stay at the Courtyard SouthPark.
Reservations can be made by entering the Code: QC7 under the Special Rates.